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The Compleat Wetlander · 5d ago

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Why Protect 600,000 Square Miles That Most People Will Never See? By Jenny Woodman – Ensia –  October 3, 2017  – Video Much of what lay beneath the ship was a mystery. The edge of the conti...
The Compleat Wetlander · 5d ago

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Tracking Little Turtles on the Prairie By Cara Byington – Cool Green Science – September 6, 2017 What do you do if you only have eight known Blanding’s turtles in the population you’re stud...
The Compleat Wetlander · 1W ago

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“Unlawful Government Takings” By Janice Kaspersen – Forester Daily News – September 18, 2017 Among the many, many flooded homes in Houston after Hurricane Harvey are some for which the owne...
The Compleat Wetlander · 1W ago

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What would an entirely flood-proof city look like? By Sophie Knight – The Guardian –September 25, 2017 They call it “pave, pipe, and pump”: the mentality that has dominated urban development...
The Compleat Wetlander · 2W ago

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Can the United States Afford Another Hurricane? By Jackie Snow – Hakai Magazine– September 21, 2017 The 2017 North Atlantic hurricane season still has about five weeks to go, but it’s alrea...
The Compleat Wetlander · 2W ago

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Policy changes needed at every level to survive the next storm By Chad Berginnis – The Hill – September 3, 2017 Rainfall amounts from Harvey were huge, but not unprecedented. Texas previousl...
The Compleat Wetlander · 3W ago

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River and Water Conservation Organizations’ Role in Disaster Management By Alice Srinivasan – River Network – September 12, 2017  Natural disasters are becoming more frequent and severe. Be...
The Compleat Wetlander · 3W ago

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Opinion: The Flood Reduction Benefits of Wetlands By Michael W. Beck and Siddharth Narayan – The Scientist – August 31, 2017 The ongoing devastation from Hurricane Harvey sadly reminds us of...
The Compleat Wetlander · 1M ago

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Climate, Power, Money And Sorrow: Lessons Of Hurricane Harvey. By Adam Frank – NPR – September 6, 2017 I get a lot of “climate” hate mail. Whenever I write a piece on global warming, someon...
The Compleat Wetlander · 1M ago

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Bloom and Bust By Mara Johnson-Groh – Hakai Magazine – September 6, 2017 In the real estate business, it’s all about location, location, location. Except when it’s about water quality. And a...